They are endorsed by Grammy award winner Louie Vega, Bah Samba have had an impressive career.
The band have produced a stream of successful albums and have performed many successful shows including a headlining position at the 40th birthday of the Southport Weekender at which they were received with great critical acclaim and much praise.
The career of Bah Samba has been both extensive and innovative. The mark they’ve made has been imprinted in musical history, the impact of which is very much still present in modern music.
Formed in 1996 by Julian Bendall who was working with Hacienda legend Graeme Park on the likes of The Brand New Heavies top 10 hit ‘Back Love’.
The band signed to Skint Records (home of Fatboy Slim) in 1996 and released the classic ‘Reach Inside’ which went on to be featured in numerous Hollywood films.
Bah Samba have produced four albums with vocalist Alice Russell and toured the world extensively developing a worldwide fan base.
Julian’s distinct production style has led him to produce for and with an impressive array of artists including The Fatback Band, Alexander O’Neil, Blaze and Ultra Nate, Phil Asher, Roy Ayers, Horace Andy, Ashley Beedle, Quentin Harris, Modaji, Club Shelter (NYC) and Andy Ward Soul Central.
Together with Roy Ayers, Bah Samba now perform Ayers classics, bolstering his songs with their ten strong band consisting of a brass section, flutes, percussion (congas!), drums, acoustic guitar and strings. Combined Bah Samba and Roy Ayers invigorate classic songs to deliver unique and memorable sounds to a modern audience.
Bah Samba have recently begun performing with up and coming vocalist Tasita D’Mour.
Together Bah Samba and Tasita combine their talents and music styles to produce a truly thrilling live show that cannot be missed.
1. The Love of You
2. Have You Got Your Boots On?
6. Street Of The Sun
7. Live In The Summer
8. All Is Love
9. Reach Inside
10. Positive Vibe